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Geography of the World (ERASMUS)

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Kod przedmiotu: 1900-ERASMUS-GOW Kod Erasmus / ISCED: 07.9 / (brak danych)
Nazwa przedmiotu: Geography of the World (ERASMUS)
Jednostka: Wydział Geografii i Studiów Regionalnych
Grupy: Przedmioty dla studentów ERASMUSA
Przedmioty dla studentów programu ERASMUS, sem. letni
Przedmioty dla studentów programu ERASMUS, sem. zimowy
Punkty ECTS i inne: 9.00
Język prowadzenia: angielski
Rodzaj przedmiotu:

fakultatywne

Tryb prowadzenia:

w sali

Skrócony opis: (tylko po angielsku)

The course gives the regional approach to the geography of the world. During the course several different regions are presented with the reference to their development, specific features and characteristics.

The course is conducted by several lecturers.

Pełny opis: (tylko po angielsku)

The course gives the regional approach to the geography of the world. During the course several different regions are presented with the reference to their development, specific features and characteristics.

Course can be realized in different forms: lecture, workshops and discussion based on the literature. Before the lectures students must read the recommended literature. It is necessary to participate in the discussion.

The course is conducted by several lecturers.

Main subjects:

1. South-East Asia.

a) The lectures gives the background informations about the most important social, economic and natural environment features of the region with focus on tourism development and infrastructure. It also provides informations on agriculture, problems of biggest cities, migrations within and outside the region and protected areas.

b) Workshop on the problems between the development of tourism and water. Beaches, ground water, drinking water, irrigation. Causes of conflicts and compromise strategies on the example of Jawa and Ko Pha-ngan.

2. United States. Tourism movement and tourism infrastructure in National Parks of United States (e.g. Everglades National Park, Yellowstone NP., Mesa Verde NP, Yosemite NP.).

3. Japan: Past and Present. The main aim of this lecture is to show Japanese situation before and after earthquake, tsunami and Fukushima nuclear disaster occurring in 2011. The first part will concentrate on student tasks and discussion about modern demography of Japan and demographic-related topics (e.g. immigration policy). During the second part special emphasize will be putted on economic and social consequences of natural and human-related disasters taking places in 2011.

4. Russia - transformation after the collapse of the USSR. Since the collapse of the Soviet Union in 1991, Russia has been undergoing a political, economic and social transformation. The main purpose of lecture is to present various forms of transformation in Russia after the collapse of the USSR. One of the topics would be The Russian health crisis and the economy. During the lecture students will also discuss the prospects for the development of gulag tourism. This lecture will be supplemented with the results of the research carried out in the Magadan Oblast in the Russian Far East in 2004 (this topic only in winter semester).

5. Northern Africa and Middle East. Geography of the Arab countries with particular emphasis on socio-cultural and economic issues (on the example of United Arab Emirates).

6. Ethiopia. Workshop about tourism and its complex relationship with indigenous communities. Mursi people have undergone a process of „touristication”, mainly becouse of the „exotic” physical appearance of the woman with their large lip plates. While tourist treat the Mursi people as curiosities to be photographed, the Mursi in turn deal with the influx of the „Other” in their own particular way (this lecture only in summer semester).

7. Sahel countries. The environmental and cultural diversity of the Sahel belt is presented. On examples from several west African countries the problem of transition between traditional and "modern" economy and society model is discussed.

8. The Republic of South Africa: the contemporary socio-economic state of one of the best developed African countries will be described and explained. The special focus will be put on natural conditions and history of the region.

9. Latin America. The lecture provides knowledge of geography of Latin America. During the first lecture special emphasize will be putted on characteristics of the region and its peculiarities, demography, migration and expansion of settlements. The second lecture will concentrate on urban issues i.a. growth and development of urban areas, challenge of slums and environmental problems.

Literatura: (tylko po angielsku)

Africa. Atlas of our changing environment,2008, UNEP

CAMEL: Center for Ancient Middle Eastern Landscapes. Oriental Institute of the University of Chicago. http://oi.uchicago.edu/research/camel/

Global Connections: The Middle East. Maps. PBS, http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/globalconnections/mideast/maps/index.html

Global Connections: The Middle East. PBS, http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/globalconnections/mideast/index.html

Czerny M., 2014, Stare i nowe w przestrzeni miast Ameryki Łacińskiej. Aktorzy i kontestatorzy zmian, Wydawnictwo UW, Warszawa

Fay M., 2005, Urban Poor in Latin America, World Bank Publications, Herndon, VA, USA

Gawrycki M.F.(Ed.), 2006, Ameryka Łacińska wobec wyzwań globalizacji, Adam Marszałek ,Toruń

Gravari-Barbas M., 2013, Aménager la ville par la culture et le tourisme, Le Moniteur, Paris

Holden A., 2013, Tourism, poverty and development. London/ New York: Routledge.

Judd D.R., Fainstein S.S. (Eds.), 1999, The Tourist City, Yale University Press, New Haven, Londyn

Journal of Latin American Geography – selected articles

Kontorovich V., 2007, The Russian health crisis and the economy, “Communist and Post-Communist Studies”, vol. 34, pp. 221-240.

Koonings, Kees; Kruijt (eds.), 2007, Fractured Cities: Social Exclusion, Urban Violence & Contested Spaces in Latin America, Zed Books, London

Kulczyk S.,2006, Perspective of development of ecotourism in West Africa - examples form Niger, Mali and the Ivory Coast, Miscellanea Geographica, 12, 251-259

Laruelle M., 2014, Russia's Arctic Strategies and the Future of the Far North, M.E. Sharpe Inc., New York

Maitland R., Newman P. (Eds.), 2009, World tourism cities: developing tourism off the beaten track, Routledge

Makowski J. (Ed.) 2006, Geografia Regionalna Świata, Wydawnictwo Naukowe PWN, Warszawa

Makowski J.(Ed.), 2005, Geografia Fizyczna świata, Wydawnictwo Naukowe PWN, Warszawa

Oppermann M., & Chon K.S., 1997, Tourism in Developing Countries, Tourism and Hospitality Management Series. London/ Boston: International Thomson Business Press.

Oppermann M., 1993, Tourism Space in Developing Countries. Annals of Tourism Research, 20(3), 535-556.

Perry-Castañeda Library Map Collection: Middle East. University of Texas,http://www.lib.utexas.edu/maps/middle_east.html

Robert F. Stock, Africa South of the Sahara: A Geographical Interpretation, New York - London, The Guilford Press, 2013.

The Europa Regional Surveys of the World. South Asia 2014, Routledge

The Europa Regional Surveys of the World. The Far East and Australasia 2014, Routledge

Wites T., 2008, Forms of and Prospects for the Development of Gulag Tourism in Russia [in:] Tourism in The New Eastern Europe Global Challenges - Regional Answers, College of Tourism and Hospitality Management in Warsaw, Warsaw, p. 119-124.

Efekty uczenia się: (tylko po angielsku)

The student knows the criteria of most common divides of the world into certain regions

The student have knowledge about unique features and phenomenons of the certain regions

The student can explain the causes of social, economic and naturalenvironment characteristics of certain regions

The student can explain the factors of development in different regions

The aim of the course is also building awareness of the diversity of nowadays world and new phenomenons occurring in the globalized world

Metody i kryteria oceniania: (tylko po angielsku)

Written exam.

Discussions and workshops during lectures.

The exam is a written test consisting of open and closed questions. 50% of the points are required to obtain a positive grade.

The make-up exam takes place on the same terms as passing the exam for the first time.

Praktyki zawodowe: (tylko po angielsku)

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Zajęcia w cyklu "Semestr zimowy 2019/20" (zakończony)

Okres: 2019-10-01 - 2020-01-27
Wybrany podział planu:


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Typ zajęć: Wykład, 45 godzin więcej informacji
Koordynatorzy: Anna Dudek, Dariusz Woronko
Prowadzący grup: Paweł Cywiński, Anna Dudek, Barbara Jaczewska, Maciej Kałaska, Sylwia Kulczyk, Katarzyna Podhorodecka, Tomasz Wites
Lista studentów: (nie masz dostępu)
Zaliczenie: Przedmiot - Zaliczenie na ocenę
Wykład - Zaliczenie na ocenę

Zajęcia w cyklu "Semestr letni 2019/20" (w trakcie)

Okres: 2020-02-17 - 2020-08-02
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Typ zajęć: Wykład, 45 godzin więcej informacji
Koordynatorzy: Anna Dudek, Dariusz Woronko
Prowadzący grup: Paweł Cywiński, Anna Dudek, Barbara Jaczewska, Maciej Kałaska, Sylwia Kulczyk, Katarzyna Podhorodecka
Lista studentów: (nie masz dostępu)
Zaliczenie: Przedmiot - Zaliczenie na ocenę
Wykład - Zaliczenie na ocenę

Zajęcia w cyklu "Semestr zimowy 2020/21" (jeszcze nie rozpoczęty)

Okres: 2020-10-01 - 2021-01-27

Wybrany podział planu:


powiększ
zobacz plan zajęć
Typ zajęć: Wykład, 45 godzin więcej informacji
Koordynatorzy: Anna Dudek
Prowadzący grup: Anna Dudek, Barbara Jaczewska, Maciej Kałaska, Sylwia Kulczyk, Katarzyna Podhorodecka, Tomasz Wites
Lista studentów: (nie masz dostępu)
Zaliczenie: Przedmiot - Zaliczenie na ocenę
Wykład - Zaliczenie na ocenę
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Właścicielem praw autorskich jest Uniwersytet Warszawski.